St. Louis’ first elephant family is pregnant again. As the Post Dispatch reported: The St. Louis Zoo is expecting a 300-pound bundle of joy next summer. Asian elephant Rani is almost five months into her 22-month pregnancy. Raja, the first elephant ever born at the St. Louis Zoo, is the father. Rani is eating her regular diet of grain and hay and has stepped up her exercise routine, said Martha Fischer, the zoo’s mammal curator. [Read More]
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Baby Elephant Gets Herpes At St. Louis Zoo

According to KWMU, Jade, the 23-month old elephant at the St. Louis, has contracted the herp which is bad news for elephants since herpes is fatal to them…though somehow makes Paris Hilton stronger every day. Of course the question now is how does a baby elephant get herpes? Frankly the suspect list is endless. I mean we’re in St. Louis…there isn’t a guy in town that hasn’t gotten drunk and shacked up with a “baby elephant. [Read More]